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Bags, backpacks, EDC, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

NEWS – This week we are bringing you information about four different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter and Indiegogo that will be of interest to EDC fans, and more. The UltraLink – Elementally Elementary  What is it? The UltraLink is a quick release EDC key and gear retention system made from …

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Give your dog a little more room while riding in the backseat of your car

NEWS – Little dogs always have plenty of room to spread out in the car, but big dogs may need a little more space to be comfortable.  The Kurgo Backseat Bridge covers the gap between the front seats and the backseat, extending the space for your dog to sit or lay.  Covering the gap also …

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Oxo’s pour-over cover brewer with tank brews a better cup of coffee

NEWS – I’ve seen these little pour-over brewers before.  They’re basically just a funnel with a filter inside; you dump all the water in and coffee quickly collects in your cup.  Oxo’s Pour-Over Coffee Maker with Water Tank claims to make a better cup of coffee because of the way it distributes water over the …

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Team EDC updates, Zanco Tiny T1 phone, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – It’s time to take a break from your weekend activities and check in with The Gadgeteer. Here’s a list of the articles, reviews, and news from the past week. I’m sure there’s something that you missed, so take a look and enjoy! Articles Gadgeteer Team EDC 2018 updates – Andy Jacobs by Andy Jacobs …

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Otterbox turns your Google Home Mini into Mickey Mouse

NEWS – Have you ever wished that your Google Home Mini voice assistant looked less like a speaker and more like everyone’s favorite cartoon mouse, Otterbox has just what you need with their new Den Series. I don’t quite understand the naming concept, but who cares about that when you can turn the charcoal colored …

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Hang curtain rods without needing any tools

NEWS – Do you wish there was an easy way to hang curtains in windows that also have mini blinds?  For example, maybe you have a metal kitchen door with a mini blind over the window.  You’d like to add a decorative curtain, but you don’t want to drill more holes in the metal.  Install …

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Wait, was I drinking from Euler’s Number or from the Golden Ratio?

NEWS – These bar glasses are for the mathematicians and scientists.  The set of four glasses feature mathematical constants and their expanded formulas.  You’ll choose from Pythagoras’s constant (√2), the golden ratio (Φ),  Euler’s Number (e), or pi (π).  The graphics can serve two functions:  1) identify which glass is yours, and 2) let you …

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The Stance Legends of Horror collection puts iconic horror film villains on your feet

NEWS – Halloween is less than two weeks away, so there’s no better time to show your holiday spirit. Stance can help you do just that with their Legends of Horror collection. They’ve brought back some of your favorite horror film icons and put them on a pair of socks. The Legends of Horror collection …

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Basal Traveller is the perfect carrying case for your coffee equipment

NEWS – If you use a coffee maker like the Aeropress, Kalisa, Hario v60, or a small pour-over dripper, the Basal Filter Coffee Traveller is the perfect travel case for your coffee-making kit.  In the image above, the case is holding an Aeropress, a manual grinder, coffee, and a mug.  The interior of the lid …

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Travel light and handsfree with the Outpac Daysafe Crossbody

NEWS – If you carry a laptop bag to work, you probably don’t want to carry that huge thing when you go out for lunch or to run some quick errands.  You could use the Outpac Daysafe Tech Crossbody as your wallet and carry it inside your bigger EDC bag.  When you only need a …

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Control your Philips Hue lights by simply entering a room

NEWS – Most of the bulbs in my house are Philips Hue bulbs or light strips.  I have a lot of Hue Tap switches scattered around to operate my lights, and they work well, but a couple of them require you to walk down a dark hallway to reach the switch.  I need to add …

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Give your cat a climbing structure even if you don’t have a lot of free floor space

NEWS – Cats like to climb, and if you don’t give them something to climb on, they’re likely to climb your curtains.  If you don’t have enough floor space to dedicate a chunk of it to one of those big climbing trees, you may think you have no other options, but that’s not true.  The …

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The new JLab Flex Sport just might be the ultimate on-ear fitness headphones

NEWS – I love working out, and an essential part of my workouts includes listening to music, so a good pair of headphones is a must. Over the ear, Bluetooth sports headphones are nothing new, but the Flex Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones from JLAB Audio may be the perfect workout headphones. The Flex Sport Wireless …

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PackTidy keeps your shirts from getting crushed and wrinkled in your luggage

NEWS – You take your nice, crisply-ironed dress shirt, carefully place it in your suitcase for a trip, and pull out a wrinkled mess when you get to the hotel.  You’ll have to iron that shirt again before your meeting tomorrow – unless you’ve packed your shirt in a PackTidy Shirt and Tie Commuter Travel …

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Xbox’s new game streaming service: what you should know

NEWS – People are already accustomed to streaming TV shows and movies, and Xbox is bringing that capability to games, too. There’s no word yet on pricing for Xbox’s game-streaming option — known as Project xCloud — but the brand plans to launch public trials of the service next year. Open to Third-Party Developers In …

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